Khon is 64 years old. She is married and resides with one child in Kampong Chhnang Province, Cambodia. She has been involved in growing rice and fattening up animals for more than ten years, earning approximately $4 daily. Her husband is a construction foreman who earns about $5 each day. Khon is requesting a loan of $800 to purchase rice seeds and fertilizer to use for farming. In the future, she would like to expand her farming business and rebuild her present house to make it more comfortable for her family.
KREDIT Microfinance Institution Plc., is one of Kiva’s most established partners in Southeast Asia. The organization empowers the economically-active poor and small entrepreneurs by providing inclusive financial services. Beyond loans, KREDIT offers low-income clients complementary training in debt management, savings and budgeting. In addition, KREDIT partners with NGOs to offer training in primary health care, agricultural techniques and HIV/AIDS awareness.
For more information on KREDIT, please visit its partner page. If you would like to engage more with KREDIT and its borrowers, you can also join its lending team, KREDIT MFI Cambodia.